Kuhn will reprise her Laura Nyro tribute, Serious Playground - The Songs of Laura Nyro, for Joe's Pub audiences Oct. 6 and 7. Show time each night is 7:30 PM. A three-time Tony Award nominee for her work in She Loves Me, Les Miserables and Chess, Judy Kuhn also starred in the concert mounting of Alan Menken and Tim Rice's King David and the Los Angeles premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. Kuhn received an Obie Award for her work in the Off-Broadway Laura Nyro tribute, Eli's Comin', and played Fosca in the Kennedy Center mounting of Stephen Sondheim's Passion.
Kuhn also recently released a solo recording based on the tunes of singer-songwriter Nyro. Also titled "Serious Playground - The Songs of Laura Nyro," the single CD is available on the Ghostlight Records label. The recording, featuring an eight-piece band led by Jeffrey Klitz, was produced by Klitz and Joel Moss. Kurt Deutsch and Kuhn are the CD's executive producers.
Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. Tickets, priced at $30, are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or by visiting the Joe's Pub box office. For more information visit www.joespub.com.